HC Deb 28 May 2004 vol 422 c112W
Sarah Teather

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many(a)primary and (b)secondary schools in (i) London and (ii) Brent are expected to have a budget deficit in the current financial year. [172801]

Mr. Miliband

There are 230 (12.2 per cent.) of primary schools and 100 (24.1 per cent.) of secondary schools in deficit within Greater London. There are 12 (20 per cent.) of Brent primary schools and five (36.7 per cent.) of Brent secondary schools in deficit. Information on the current year 2004–05 will not be available until the summer of 2005.